30
Nov
Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Manual with Strobes NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps (left) and top fuel driver Antron Brown pose for a portrait with their world championship trophies after clinching their class championships during the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Manual with Strobes
Here are my favorite shots from the final race of the NHRA season at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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10
Nov
Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual And here is something I don't believe I have shot in the 25 plus years Ive been doing this. Check out the clutch disk in the air to the right of the boat!!

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
Heres all my favorite images from a weekend covering one of my favorite sports, top fuel drag boat racing!

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03
Nov
Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual Pedregon would nearly flip over backwards before the car would safely return to Earth. While Cruz picked up the win, the car was too damaged to return for the second round an hour later.

Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
With 24 nitro funny cars on property for the NHRA Toyota Nationals I expected there to be some action but I certainly wasn’t expecting all the action in funny car that I ended up witnessing. Continue on to see all my favorite shots from a great weekend of racing in Las Vegas

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06
Oct
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority The sun sets as NHRA funny car driver John Force (left) races alongside Ron Capps during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
From the better late than never department, here are all of my favorite images from the first race of the NHRA Playoffs in Charlotte!

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24
Sep
Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Jay Payne flies through the air as Chuck Little deploys his twin parachutes.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
During the second round of Pro Mod qualifying at the NHRA Midwest Nationals driver Jay Payne would suffer a hard crash in his 250mph blown on alcohol Camaro alongside Chuck Little.   Continue on to see the first crash sequence shot with my new Canon 1Dx mk2 camera body…

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24
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) pushes past New England Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan (26) and dives into the end zone to score a touchdown in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Here are all my favorite photos from the Arizona Cardinals season opener against the New England Patriots during Sunday Night Football.

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14
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (left) scores a touchdown as he stiff arms Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Jah'Shawn Johnson in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual

My first college football game of the year would be an intriguing matchup between new Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins and the pass heavy offense of Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Continue on to see how the unknown Kalen Ballage put his name into the Heisman conversation with a historic game. Continue on to see all my favorite shots.

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10
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) reacts in pain on the sidelines after suffering an injury in the third quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
After shooting the Broncos defeating the Panthers in Super Bowl 50 to end the 2015 season I wanted to be in Denver for the rematch in the 2016 NFL season opener. Continue on to see all my best shots from the game!

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07
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards.

Heres a look back on my favorite photos from the 2016 NHRA US Nationals!

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23
Aug
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force (center) poses with her crew members for a selfie as they celebrate after winning the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Here are my favorite images from race 17 of the 24 race NHRA season.

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